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585th Engineer Company

Lineage and Honors Information as of 25 January 2008

585th Engineer Company Lineage

Constituted 15 October 1921 in the Organized Reserves as the 585th Engineer Train

Redesignated 7 May 1930 as the 585th Engineer Company

Withdrawn 1 January 1938 from the Organized Reserves and allotted to the Regular Army

Activated 1 August 1941 at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana

Reorganized and redesignated 18 March 1943 as the 585th Engineer Dump Truck Company

Inactivated 15 September 1948 in Japan

Redesignated 26 May 1959 as the 585th Engineer Company

Activated 24 June 1959 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Inactivated 29 January 1972 in Vietnam

Activated 16 September 1980 in Germany

Inactivated 15 August 1988 in Germany

Activated 16 September 2005 at Fort Lewis, Washington

585th Engineer Company Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War II: East Indies; Papua; New Guinea; Leyte; Luzon

Vietnam: Counteroffensive, Phase II; Counteroffensive, Phase III; Tet Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase IV; Counteroffensive, Phase V; Counteroffensive, Phase VI; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Summer-Fall 1969; Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Counteroffensive, Phase VII; Consolidation I; Consolidation II


Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Streamer embroidered PAPUA

Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered PLEIKU AND KONTUM

Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered 17 OCTOBER 1944 TO 4 JULY 1945

Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal, First Class, Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1970-1971

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